Friday, December 2, 2016
Hunter Huss High School
Shelby High School
The Golden Lions survived a shoot-out vs Hunter Huss Huskies 48-33 to advance to the 2AA Western Regional Championship vs Monroe on December 9th. Shelby extended their winning streaks to 19 consecutive victories, 18 consecutive playoff wins, and 40 consecutive wins vs 2A opponents.
The Lions led 20-7 after the 1st quarter, 34-19 at the half and after the 3rd quarter, the lions only led 34-33 but 2 4th quarter TD’s by Juwan “Truck” Sims and the final was 48-33. Malik Sarratt was 14 of 24 passing for 229 yards and 3 TD’s and no interceptions, the 4th consecutive game without throwing an interception. For the 2nd consecutive game, Darius Fuller only had 2 receptions but just as last week, both receptions were for TD’s. Juwan Sims had 16 rushing attempts for 117 yards and 3 TD’s. Shelby finished with 379 total yards (150 rushing, 229 passing) and 17 first downs.
The defense was led by LB Dax Hollifield with 12 total tackles including 6 tackles for loss and 3 1/2 sacks. Joslen McGill had 5 total tackles including 3 tackles for loss, 2 1/2 sacks and 1 caused fumble. Damien Key had 8 total tackles and 1 interception. CJ Ross added 3 total tackles including 1 tackles for loss and 1 interception which was returned 58 yards for a TD.
Shelby will host the 2AA Western Regional Championship for the 3rd consecutive year. The 2015 2A champions and the 2015 2AA champions will meet for the chance to travel to Raleigh on December 17th for the 2016 2AA Championship Game.
Shelby–Juwan Sims 20 yard run—-x-pt missed
Shelby–CJ Ross 58 yard interception return—Ethan Triplett x-pt
H.Huss—Nez Barnett 37 yard pass from Crawford Chandler–Trevor Hargett x-pt
Shelby–Jayden Borders 55 yard pass from Malik Sarratt–Ethan Triplett x-pt
H.Huss—Nez Barnett 55 yard pass from Crawford Chandler–2pt pass failed
H.Huss–Nez Barnett 56 yard pass from Crawford Chandler—x-pt blocked
Shelby–Darius Fuller 36 yard pass from Malik Sarratt–Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Darius Fuller 22 yard pass from Malik Sarratt–Ethan Triplett x-pt
H.Huss–Crawford Chandler 14 yard run–Trevor Hargett x-pt
H.Huss—Anthony Davis 25 yard pass from Crawford Chandler–Trevor Hargett x-pt
Shelby—Juwan Sims 5 yard run—Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Juwan Sims 23 yard run—Ethan Triplett x-pt